Today Detective Brett Hopper will be accused of shooting state attorney Alberto Garza. He will offer his rock solid alibi. He will realize he's been framed. And he will run. Then he will wake up and start the day over again.


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Series cast summary:
 Detective Brett Hopper (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
 Rita Shelten (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
 Andrea Battle (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
 Jennifer Mathis (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
 Damien Ortiz (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
 Chad Shelten (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
 Buchalter (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
 Fencik (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
 Detective Spivak (12 episodes, 2006-2007)
 Detective Christopher Choi (12 episodes, 2006-2007)
 Shadow Man / ... (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
 Preisser (7 episodes, 2006-2007)


Brett Hopper is a police detective. One day when the day begins, he notices a few unusual things, and when he goes home, he is arrested. He is told that he's the suspect in the murder of a D.A. whom he says that he doesn't know. While in his holding cell, he is taken out and brought somewhere, where a man whom he doesn't know tells him something. That's when the sun goes down. He then wakes up and discovers he is reliving the day again. And armed with what little info he learned from the day before, he tries to find out why he is being framed. But comes up short but when the day ends he relives it again and again. Written by

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For every decision, there's a consequence


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15 November 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Atrapado en el tiempo  »

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1.78 : 1
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Andrea Battle: For the record, you sound like a complete whack job!
Detective Brett Hopper: Well, I've got more important things to worry about right now
Andrea Battle: Well, I wouldn't be so sure about it. They've got you in suicide watch
Detective Brett Hopper: [surprised] What!
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Sorry to see the show go
6 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I truly enjoyed this show... I just watch what I just found out to be the last show and I am very disappointed. It was one of the highlights of my week, getting to watch Day Break... I loved the show and am sorry to see its over.

Especially since there are still so many unanswered questions about what was going on.. What about the ex-husband, the crazy guy and the attorney.. There is still so many ways to keep this show going.

Why is it they always pull the good shows and leave the rest of the junk on? It would be awesome to see another season come on this year.... I know I would be watching every week.

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